Meaning of 鸽

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(Trad.: 鴿)
English Definition: pigeon; dove
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (bird) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] to combine, to join, to unite; to gather
    • [ niǎo ] bird
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Example Words:
鸽子 [ zi ]: pigeon; dove; various birds of the family Columbidae
中亚鸽 [ zhōng ]: (bird species of China) yellow-eyed pigeon (Columba eversmanni)
信鸽 [ xìn ]: homing pigeon; carrier pigeon
传书鸽 [ chuán shū ]: carrier pigeon (used for mail)
原鸽 [ yuán ]: (bird species of China) rock dove (Columba livia)
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